When did it become a trend? The formula for nautical style is as simple as it is perfect: navy, white, and a stripe.
Queen Victoria dressed her 4 year-old son in a sailor suite in 1846. Men's fashion picked up on the maritime style in the 1930's and Coco Chanel introduced it to women's fashion later on.
Today we can't imagine summer vacation without nautical style, even if it is only a bag. Fashion items you can find in Gunadesign Esty but tote bags in Society6